Those of you who were at Rio In Motion last month had the chance to see Tim Sheriff from Swanstrom Tools demonstrating the full line of Swanstrom pliers and cutters, including the Swantrom Spiral Forming Plier.
Fear not if you missed Rio In Motion. While he was here, Tim made a video for us about this plier and many others. The videos will be live on riogrande.com later this month.
With our showroom teeming with jewelers and tools, it was inevitable that the scraps from Tim’s demonstrations wouldn’t remain scraps for long. When the demo room got quiet, Tim got to tinkering. His adventures started at the Bonny Doon bench, where he and Sessin Durgham started cutting out copper discs using the Bonny Doon Hydraulic Press and the Swanstrom Large Disc Cutters
Walking a few steps to the other side of the showroom, Tim presented his spiral and his copper disc to Rio’s Sales Associate Mary Beth Ramos, who was demonstrating the soldering equipment.
Back to Tim’s bench, where he used the Durston Dapping Set to give some shape to the hearts.
Voila! Fun, finished components built from scraps in the demo room at Rio In Motion! Are you using your scraps in creative and resourceful ways? Use the comments to tell us about (and show us) your best scrap-saving creations!